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Victor Barragan Steps in to Face World Ranked and Undefeated Cruiserweight Ran Nakash on July 14th at The Arena in Philadelphia

by on Jul.07, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

2008 Olympic Gold Medal winner Felix Diaz to battle Emanuel Augustus in Co-Feature

PHILADELPHIA, PA, July 7, 2010 — Tough nosed cruiserweight spoiler, Victor Barragan will now be the opponent for world ranked and undefeated Cruiserweight Ran Nakash on Wednesday night July 14th at The Arena in South Philadelphia.

The original opponent, former WBA Light Heavyweight champion Lou Del Valle was supposed to come to Philadelphia to get his medical examinations last week but never stepped on his plane from Florida where he had been training. (continue reading…)

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Thoughts on ESPN Fights

by on May.26, 2010, under Boxing News, CBZ Columnists

by Tom Donelson
May 22, 2010 — South Korea’s J. Hoon Kim had a deceptive record as he lost three of his first five fights.  He learned his trade in the ring but he proved to be a quick learner.  He came into his fight against Panama fighter Ammeth Diaz with a twelve fight winning streak, eleven of those by knock outs.
Diaz’s MO was to box and move, using his jab while following up with an accurate straight right.  Diaz had one flaw, a weak chin, as he has lost seven fights by knockout and he was facing one of the lightweight divisions’ bigger punchers.  Kim attacks and come straight forward.  (continue reading…)

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